Well. once again, the denizens of Airborne Mobile have gone far beyond the boundaries of creativity and decency with their costumes at our annual lunch. This is one of our great traditions, one that mixes the Surprise of seeing "What Will They Think of Next?" with a sense of camaraderie and team-building.
Here are a couple of costumes that I can show you without being arrested, sued...or beseeched by job applicants (names and identities withheld to protect the guilty):
New this year, thanks to rookie HR Manager Trish Maharaj, was a 30-minute team pumpkin-carving contest, which featured this somewhat violent homage to yours truly and his managerial style:
The ultimate winner showed a little more decorum with this Tim Burton-esque creation:
The end result? Well, a little mess and a whole lot of come-together fun. The trick is doing things like this. Always well-appreciated. The treat is who we do it for.
Times may be tough, and the business climate always challenging, but it's days like this that make me appreciate coming to work with those who come to work with me.